Introduced House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Vanderburgh County local income tax. Authorizes the county council of Vanderburgh County to impose an additional local income tax rate of not more than 0.25% to be used to: (1) pay the costs of a county jail and juvenile detention facilities, and related costs; (2) pay bonds issued after June 30, 2017, or leases entered into after June 30, 2017, for such purposes; (3) pay bonds that were issued before July 1, 2017, or leases that were entered into before July 1, 2017, for a county jail and juvenile detention facilities operated by the county as of July 1, 2017; Vanderburgh County local income tax. Authorizes the county council of Vanderburgh County to impose an additional local income tax rate of not more than 0.25% to be used to: (1) pay the costs of a county jail and juvenile detention facilities, and related costs; (2) pay bonds issued after June 30, 2017, or leases entered into after June 30, 2017, for such purposes; (3) pay bonds that were issued before July 1, 2017, or leases that were entered into before July 1, 2017, for a county jail and juvenile detention facilities operated by the county as of July 1, 2017; (4) pay operational or capital expenses of the county sheriff's office, county jail, and juvenile detention facilities, including inmate treatment and rehabilitation services; and (5) provide additional funding for public safety in the county and, at the discretion of the county council, in the towns and townships in the county. Provides that if the additional tax rate is imposed, each recipient of the additional revenue shall establish a public safety fund and shall deposit the additional revenue in the fund. ... View more